The Administration and General Services depend directly from the Institute’s Manager and give service to all research groups; services and labs. In particular, the Management Service performs the following tasks:
- Human resources. Management of fixed personnel, contract personnel and trainees: taking up their posts, contracts, grants, end of contract, reporting joiners and leavers to the Social Security system, rounds of Social Action funding, handling the paperwork for occupational accidents, residency permits, managing and monitoring holidays, temporary incapacity, medical check-ups, insurance, etc.
- Project management. This includes applying for, monitoring and justifying national and international projects, both public (based on a competitive basis) and private (mainly contracts and agreements with Foundations and Industry).
- Purchasing and procurement. This includes administrative procurements – purchase of supplies, technical consultancy contracts, service and works contracts, and maintenance – buildings, special infrastructure, technical services, and vehicles.